Even though fame and fortune generally separate us from rappers, we can still relate to them in many ways—we see a lot ourselves in the biggest rappers, or at least try to. Even though the chasm between us normals and rapprs is huge, one way we try to bridge the gap is looking at certain style risks they take and become confident in taking these ourselves.

These rappers weren't the first to rock Coogi sweaters or Versace silks and make it look dope, but they were the first to introduce it to us in a  way that made us think, "Oh shit, maybe I should do that." Sometimes they were dope, sometimes they weren't. But boy, did we give it the ol' college try. Remember when you took a walk on the wild side with 25 Style Risks Rappers Influenced Us to Try Out.

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